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U2 cancels Berlin show after Bono loses his voice

1 month, 14 days ago
BERLIN: Irish rock group U2 was forced to cut short a concert in Berlin before thousands of fans after performing only a few songs when lead singer Bono lost his voice. "We’re so sorry for tonight’s cancellation," the group said in a…

World War II bomb forces mass evacuation in central Berlin

5 months, 26 days ago
BERLIN: German police began evacuating thousands of people around Berlin's central railway station on Friday, as bomb disposal experts prepare to move in to defuse an unexploded World War II explosive unearthed on a building site.…

Hitler exhibition in Berlin bunker asks: How could it happen?

1 year, 2 months ago
BERLIN: More than 70 years after Adolf Hitler committed suicide in his Berlin bunker in the final days of World War Two, an exhibition in the capital examines how he became a Nazi and what turned ordinary Germans into murderers during the…

Man jailed for kicking Berlin woman down station stairs

1 year, 3 months ago
BERLIN: A man who kicked a woman down the stairs at a Berlin subway station last year has jailed for two years and eleven months for grievous bodily harm. The CCTV video emerged last October of an unprovoked attack on a woman at…

In Berlin, Obama speaks out against hiding behind walls

1 year, 4 months ago
BERLIN: Former U.S. President Barack Obama told an audience in Berlin on Thursday that prosperous nations could not "hide behind a wall" to shield themselves from the turmoil and poverty afflicting other countries. Speaking in a panel…

Ivanka forced to defend Trump at women’s summit

1 year, 5 months ago
BERLIN: Ivanka Trump, making her overseas debut as the US "First Daughter" at a women's summit in Berlin on Tuesday, was forced to defend her father's attitude towards women. Sitting on a G20 panel with female leaders including…